Bridge of Carron

Location type

Bridge


Name and dates

Bridge of Carron (1863-1968)

Opened on the Strathspey Railway.


Description

Also known as Carron Bridge.

This bridge carried both the Strathspey Railway and a road over the River Spey. Today the railway is closed.

The bridge is a single cast ironl arch with three ribs, approached by stone abutments on either side with a single arch. The railway track was to the south and the road is to the north. The railway portion now carries the Speyside Way.

This portion of the River Spey is popular with fishermen.


Tags

Viaduct footpath

External links

Canmore site record
NLS Collection OS map of 1892-1914
NLS Collection OS map of 1944-67
NLS Map